Vancouver police officer charged with assault during an arrest in 2019

Officer charged with assault

A Vancouver police officer faces an assault charge.

The BC Prosecution Service issued a statement Friday saying the charge has been approved against Const. Arminder Singh Gill.

The service says the charge relates to the arrest of a person in downtown Vancouver on Nov. 13, 2019.

The service has released no other details about the allegations.

Vancouver police have not responded to a request for information on Gill's status with the department.

Gill's first scheduled court appearance is for Aug. 16 in Vancouver provincial court.

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